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The Jul. 27 entry mentiones Dr. Page and is featured in Dr. Page & Martha Ballard: Martha's Diary in "Martha and Man-Midwife".
27 7

X. Birth mr Gows Dagt and 4th Child. XX.

rainy. I was Calld at 1h 35m morn to go and See mrss Gow who was in Labour. I walkt in the rain and reacht mr Gows at 1h 50m, found the Patient Deld of a Dagt by the help of mrss Tucker and a little more Done by Doct Page. I got her into Bed and dresst the infant, and tarried and attended them till 7 then returnd home. found my famely at Breakfast. I receivd 6/ of mr Gow. Samuel Trask Came here for me to go and See Dagt Lambd. I went and Came home at Evng. at mr Gows. Birth 30th. recd 6/.
28 1


Clear. mr Ballard and Cyrus attended worship foren, we all were there aftern. mr Brown Came and tarried all night with us. I Drest his feet. mr Livermore here to See him. at meeting and at Son Lambds. mr Brown here.
29 2


Clear Except a Shower. I went to mr Blaks foren, Dind there, Dagt Pollard there aftern. Old Lady Pollard, mrss Blak, Dagt Pollard and I Came to Son Lambds, Spent the aftern. Dagt Ballard Joind us. I returnd home at Evn. mr Ballard and Cyrus been to Jonas, my husband and Son Jona to Tea at Lambds. at mr Blaks and Son Lambds. Dagt Pollard & others there.
30 3


Clear and very warm. mr Ballard & Cyrus to Jon as, Hepsy to mr Hinkleys. mr Densmore Came and Desired me to go and See mr Beadles Son who is Sick. mrss Thomas Came and Staid in my house and I walkt there, found ye patient very Sick. I fear its Complaint is of a putred kind, we administred a Clister, prepaired of Comphry, mallows and mellolott. at mr Beadles to See his Sick Child.
31 4


A light Shower in the morn. mr Ballard and Cyrus went to Jon as, Cyrus Came home at noon to bring Some Lamb. I wrode to mr Lambds with him. mr Dagt has been washing. Esqr Haywoods Lady and mrss Pitts Came and took Tea there, mr Ballard and Cyrus allso. Ephm is not very well. Polly Hodges went to visit Lucy Page. at Son Lambards. mrss Haywood & Pitts there to Tea.
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